Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Richard Agar excited for derby challenge against Castleford


Wakefield Trinity Wildcats head coach Richard Agar admits he is excited about the prospect of facing local rivals Castleford this afternoon, admitting there is plenty at stake for both sides. The Tigers are flying high at the top of Super League, whilst the Wildcats are languishing down at the wrong end of the ladder. However, Agar hopes the derby atmosphere ... Read More »

Richard Moore pumped to claim local bragging rights


Wakefield Trinity Wildcats forward Richard Moore admits he is pumped to face Castleford Tigers in the huge Good Friday derby in West Yorkshire, claiming the fans deserve no less than a victory. After some dismal form over the last few weeks, the Wildcats will be looking to claim the local bragging rights against their bitter rivals – who are currently ... Read More »

I owe the Wildcats, claims Chris Riley


Chris Riley insists it was an easy decision to re-join Wakefield on loan, after his deal with the Wildcats was extended for the foreseeable future last week. After falling down the pecking order at parent club Warrington, Riley believes it was a simple decision to get some loan football under his belt. He feels like he owes the Wildcats, after ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 42-6 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats


In a nutshell Leeds recorded another resounding win against Wakefield. How it unfolded First-half: The Rhinos were 24-0 up at the break, as scores from Liam Sutcliffe, Ryan Hall, Carl Ablett and Tom Briscoe put Leeds in control at the break. Second-half: Jamie Peacock got the landmark try his performance deserved, but Chris Clarkson extended the lead. Jarrod Sammut got ... Read More »

Match preview: Leeds Rhinos v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats


It is set to be an emotional night at Headingley Carnegie Stadium, as prop Jamie Peacock makes his 500th appearance for the club against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats tonight. The Wildcats were actually Peacock’s very first opponents – on exactly the same day 15 years ago, 11 April 1999 – making it a poignant night to reach such a historic landmark. ... Read More »

Quick turnaround benefits Wildcats, says Richard Agar

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar. ©RLPhotos

Richard Agar believes the quick turnaround has benefited his Wakefield Trinity Wildcats side, as they look to set the record straight against Leeds Rhinos on Friday. The Wildcats only faced their West Yorkshire rivals as recently as last Sunday in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup – when they were on the wrong end of a 60-6 thrashing. However, Agar believes the ... Read More »

Wakefield’s Chris Riley looking to prove doubters wrong


On-loan Wakefield winger Chris Riley believes the squad are more than capable of causing a huge upset on Friday night, as they look to avenge last weekend’s heavy cup defeat against Leeds Rhinos. The Rhinos were rampant in a 60-6 win last Sunday, and the two sides meet again on Friday in a Super League clash. However, despite that heavy ... Read More »

Chris Riley extends stay at Wakefield Wildcats


As reported in Monday’s League Express, it has been announced that Warrington Wolves winger Chris Riley will remain on loan at the Wildcats on a week-by-week basis. Riley joined the Wildcats on an initial one month stint at the start of March, making his debut in the win over Catalans Dragons at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium. He has appeared four ... Read More »

Match skill level with effort, asks Agar

Richard Agar. ©RLphotos

Wakefield Wildcats coach Richard Agar has asked his players to match their skill level with the effort they put in after watching them get on the wrong end of a 60-6 thrashing against Leeds Rhinos today. “The first 20 minutes they had a couple of chances but we thought we were competing well enough,” said Agar. “We talked about the ... Read More »